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Member event – 14 March

Member event – 14 March

Join us at the Finborough Arms on Tuesday 14th March 2017, at 18:30 at our Members meeting and social event to discuss porter rights. In our major campaign for porters’ rights in mountainous regions we highlighted the working conditions for Nepalese Sherpas supporting trekking tours on Everest. ...

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From Paradise to Profit

From Paradise to Profit

This Post was written by Rachael Brink, student and travel blogger. Read more about her opinions & experiences @ www.thetravelingkid.net.   About 25 kilometres off the coast of Cambodia lies Koh Rong, one of the country’s largest islands.  A two-hour ferry ...

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Indigenous people and tourism – report launch

Indigenous people and tourism – report launch

Launch is planned for January 26th January 2017* Human zoos, exploitation and dubious ‘traditions’ that actually inhibit real cultural exchange – the relationship between tourists and indigenous people is complex and frequently disappointing for both, with often only tour operators ...

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Materuni Village Tours MVT

Materuni Village Tours MVT

Where Leisure meets Tradition The Materuni Village is located on the northern part of Moshi town, only 15KM from the town center. It is also the last village before entering the Kilimanjaro national park and sit approximately 1’900m above sea ...

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Ethical Volunteering Conference 2016!

Ethical Volunteering Conference 2016!

 Tourism Concern’s Ethical Volunteering Conference took place on Saturday 26th November and was a great success, so thanks to all of you who came and contributed. Here is a brief summary for those of you who missed this event. Introduction ...

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Beneath the surface of tourism in Bali

Beneath the surface of tourism in Bali

 Thomas Wright PhD Candidate in Anthropology, The University of Queensland,  highlights the water crisis in Bali, that has come about, largely through mismanaged tourism! Originally published on The Conversation. Picture– Thousands of people in Bali have joined a movement to reject land ...

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Sol y Luna

Sol y Luna

Surrounded by the mountains, at a short distance from Machu Picchu, Sol y Luna gathers both cultural and natural diversity of this country in an exquisite experience of contrast. The harmony in the environment, eclectic architecture and select Popular Arts, ...

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